Technology has been an exciting, scary, and transformative part of society since the ancient times with Socrates and Plato. Just as Socrates was unsure of the written word, teachers and educators can be hesitant to accept and incorporate new technology into their lesson plans to personalize information to each student. Teachers should not aim to… Read More Taking a Leap Into the Dark- From Print to Pixel
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While there are mixed results from different studies and surveys about the effect of the digital divide, there is no question that there are both short-term and long-term consequences for the children who do not have access to important technology. Teachers who are unable to provide this technology in their classrooms might do their best… Read More Bridging the Digital Divide
Click here to play flipped classroom presentation. Click here to view vocabulary handout. Click here to view graphic organizer worksheet. I’ll admit that when I heard that I had to complete a flipped classroom, I was nervous and hesitant. Am I the only one who is a little weirded out by the sound of their… Read More Media Literacy- Flipped Classroom
Some might claim that Will Richardson’s TedTalk states the obvious. Richardson explicitly lists the requirements that are proven to be essential for students to learn. For example, he states the importance of a fun and safe learning environment. He also lists what is not proven to be essential for students to learn: sitting in rows,… Read More Schools Are Not Built For Learning
Michael Godsey does a great job of terrifying the future teachers of the world… Okay, I’m only partially kidding. Godsey’s article, The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher, is both eye opening and informative. While I am aware of the advances in technology and the prominence this technology has in classrooms, I never truly thought about… Read More Teachers Are So Much More Than The Content They Provide